April 25-27, 2017
Cleveland, Ohio

the manufacturing tradeshow for ceramic materials and technologies
Founding Partner



3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, 3M innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. They have made driving at night easier, made buildings safer, and made consumer electronics lighter, less energy-intensive and less harmful to the environment. 


Advanced Energy Industries, Inc.

Increase productivity, yield, and throughput with precise thermal profiles and advanced process control from Advanced Energy®. Their Onyx™ pyrometers offer non-contact optical temperature measurement that meets demanding accuracy and repeatability requirements in industrial applications, while Thyro SCR power controllers provide proven control solutions in electrical heating, melting, drying and forming.


Advanced Superabrasives Inc

Established in 1993, Advanced Superabrasives provides customers worldwide with the highest-quality diamond and CBN grinding wheels, with a solid history of solving customers’ grinding needs. Experienced in grinding a wide variety of exotic materials used in the ceramics industry, ASI has proved itself to be a trusted manufacturing partner.

Alfred University

The Kazuo Inamori School of Engineering (SOE) at Alfred University is a leader in undergraduate and graduate education of ceramic engineers, glass scientists and renewable energy engineers. SOE faculty conduct research focusing on a variety of areas including advanced structural materials, functional glasses, and materials for energy and environmental technologies.

AluChem Inc

Founded in 1978, AluChem has been supplying Specialty Alumina products into the North American Ceramic, Investment Casting, Refractory and Polishing industries for over 30 years.  In 2015, AluChem will launch a new line of low and ultra-low soda aluminas focused towards Ceramic and Investment Casting applications.  This new high purity product portfolio will utilize proprietary technology in the production of low and ultra-low soda Calcined, Reactive and Tabular Aluminas which will complement AluChem’s already established low soda AC99 Tabular Alumina products.  


DunAn Sensing

DunAn Sensing LLC is a Silicon Valley, Calif., based company founded in 2014.  Their leadership and many members of their engineering staffs have a long track record in the MEMS pressure sensor industry.  They offer high-performance OEM pressure sensors, transducers, and transmitters, which are guaranteed to be hermetically sealed and compatible with harsh media.


EMD Performance Materials

EMD Performance Materials have established themselves as the global market and technology leader in liquid crystal mixtures. Their company has the broadest product offering in the industry meeting individual customer needs and offering solutions for all display sizes, from smartphones and tablet computers to large-size television screens. 


Ferro Corporation

Ferro provides manufacturers with materials to enhance the functionality, durability or beauty of products that touch their lives every day.  From cars and appliances to containers and packaging, building and industrial products to household furnishings, personal electronics to medical devices, Ferro is all around you – enhancing life through superior materials performance. 


GeoCorp, Inc

GeoCorp, Inc. is a manufacturer of thermocouples and thermocouple wire.  They also provide temperature calibration in their on-site ISO 17025:2005 accredited lab.  Due to their large inventory orders ship in days-not weeks.  They perform 100% inspection of finished thermocouples so you can rest assured your product works as it should.  GeoCorp customer service and sales people have been trained in the manufacturing and calibration processes so they have knowledge to provide you the correct product for your application.  Contact them to discover what’ll make GeoCorp, Inc. your trusted partner.


Goodfellow Corp

Goodfellow supplies a comprehensive range of ceramics and glasses to the research and industrial markets, either as finished components to customer drawings or in an extensive range of semi-finished forms including sheets, rods and tubes for our customers to machine their own components.


Hitachi High Technologies America Inc

Hitachi High Technologies America provides technologically advanced imaging solutions to the materials science, biological research, academic research and industrial manufacturing sectors. Its innovative and reliability-proven instrumentation includes SEM, analytical and biological TEM, dedicated STEM, FIB, ion milling instrumentation, atomic force microscopes, tabletop microscopes and microanalysis sample prep systems.


INNOVACERA engages in R&D, manufacturing and selling the products of advanced ceramic materials, including Alumina, Zirconia, Boron Nitride, Silicon Nitride, Machinable Glass Ceramic and other advanced materials. Through different manufacturing processes, they supply metallized ceramic components, alumina heater, ceramic pump components and other ceramic components as request.

INNOVACERA products are mainly used in Aerospace, Research, Food Processing, Fluid Handling, Scientific, Automotive, Defense, Thermal Processing, Electronic and Electrical, Process Control, Textile, Pulp and Paper, Mechanical, Glass Processing, Mineral Processing and other Industrial. INNOVACERA is a professional high-tech enterprise, cooperate with Chinese University in advanced materials, many products are awarded as high-tech products and obtain patents.


Jenike & Johanson, Inc.

Jenike & Johanson is the world leader in powder-handling engineering. Whether you are formulating a specialized sand batch, dosing-in minor ingredients to a continuous blending operation, charging glass batch to a float furnace, or compacting ceramic powders, Jenike & Johanson is prepared to help with your material handling needs.


Kyocera International, Inc.

Kyocera offers a wide range of advanced industrial-grade ceramic materials such as alumina, silicon nitride, silicon carbide, zirconia, sapphire and others. When you need a part that won’t melt, bend, stretch, corrode or wear out, you need ceramics.


Morgan Advanced Materials

Morgan Advanced Materials manufactures products that make a real difference to their customer‘s businesses, working in partnership with them from concept and feasibility through prototyping to full production. They provide unique qualities that are able to draw out of their materials to enable customers to elevate their products to new levels of performance.

Their products help customers reduce energy use and, by lasting longer, reduce waste. Morgan Advanced Materials are also key components in many forms of sustainable energy generation. Their products are designed to enable customers to maximize the efficiency of their applications and processes, helping customer’s to achieve optimum results. The products perform reliably and consistently even in the most demanding environments, enabling customers to use them with confidence in the most critical of applications where total reliability is vital.


NSL Analytical Services Inc

NSL is a leader in the chemical analysis of all types of materials, specializing in advanced materials and ceramics. Whether the product is metallic or non-metallic, powdered, solid or liquid, NSL can perform most chemical analyses, from less than 1ppm to 99.999% using ICP-AES, ICP-MS, wet chemistry and spectrographic analysis.

Powder Processing & Technology LLC

Powder Processing & Technology performs process development and contract manufacturing on a wide range of ceramic and inorganic chemical powders. PPT has a fully equipped pilot plant as well as multiple production areas specializing in spray drying, calcining and firing to serve its clients in various industries.

Superior Graphite Co.

Delivering unparalleled quality since 1917, Superior Graphite specializes in thermal purification, and advanced sizing, blending and coating technologies, providing graphite and carbon-based solutions to a wide range of markets including: ceramics, carbon parts, agriculture, battery, fuel cells, metallurgy, friction, hot metal forming, composites, powder metals, lubricity and drilling additives.

Xieta International, S.L.

Founded in 1995 in Barcelona (Spain), Xieta is a company specialized on production and supplying of raw and auxiliary materials and especially high density alumina balls and linings for milling. From their warehouses located in Spain, Brazil, Poland, India, Mexico and P.R. of China, Xieta distributes to over 40 countries. 


ZIRCAR Ceramics Inc

ZIRCAR Ceramics, Inc. is a producer of ceramic fiber based low-mass high temperature thermal and electrical insulation products. Compositions for use at temperatures as high as 1825C. Includes rigid boards and cylinders, flexible blankets, papers, textiles, coatings and adhesives with a special emphasis on precision custom CNC machined components.